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Aug 23, 2013 6:00am EDT
unfree. and over some number of decades became much for your and much were democratic. >> does technology eventually make democracy inevitable? >> one of the observations that we can with actually came from me and mark. we were in the mr a little over a month ago, less than 1% as access to the unit. one of the worst decade shift in the entire world. now it's in some country and session. still very much speculative about whether its democratic transition. what was interesting about myanmar and perhaps something that shocked even us is even the less than 1% of the population has access to the internet everyone had heard of it. they understood the unit as a set of values, as a concept as an id even before they experienced it as a user or a tool. the understanding was not based on a chinese interpretation but it was not based on autocrats version. they understood in terms of its western value of the free flow of information and civil liberties. what that means to us is your 57% of the world's population living under some kind of an autocracy. what happens when they try to create an autocratic
FOX Business
Aug 26, 2013 1:00pm EDT
, and they are reinventing themselves. think ever not just innovation and technology, but look at the lining around the city, shake shack? i mean, that's innovative burger, and people wait an hour to get one. adam: it's greasy though. >> it's good enough to wait an hour in line, but there's forms of innovation, and in the trucking industry -- lori: despite worker regulations on the hours they drive? >> doesn't help, but they have to work around that stuff, and that makes them -- at the end of the day, more competitive. adam: sensing a takeover? >> glad you said that. they have been in the rumor mill on and off for a long time, and hammered in part because of poor excuse, oversold despite the fact it's coming back. feel like they are chasing breakouts, and the new ceo is a woman, i think, the first woman to run the company in a long time. womenning the -- woman of a trucking company. innovation; right? these old-schoolboys from ors, okay, thinking out of the box. i like it. earnings estimates for the fiscal year this year and next year rocket to the upside. wall street expects big things from the company and
Aug 26, 2013 9:00am EDT
technologies, unites technologies made the acquisition of goodrich. the airspace is on fire in the country. you default to that that's an international market that must be based here. like united technology, it's a smart company. >> street research, not too much this week. the deutsche bank upgrading dollar tree to buy to hold. sales incrementally positive on the dollar stores. you not only follow the stores you manage to get into one or two every weekend. >> i do prefer dollar tree. if you ever bought candy the a cvs or walgreens, you're a sucker. >> is that significant? >> if you buy readers, i can't see a thing, you're playing full praise. you go there, they're a fraction. >> the stock's up so much. what could happen there? >> the board is all up, you've got a standstill expiring or expiring. there's continued chatter, could you see, could you try to force a deal between family dollar and dollar tree. >> dollar tree had good numbers last week. >> dollar general. >> dollar general, frankly a buyback king. they have -- they spin -- >> walmart have any interest? >> walmart? >> i'm not saying an
Aug 26, 2013 12:00am EDT
these technologies. people do not always know because it is used during crisis response. this tool, have seen but people are texting to others and posting, and people could rescue people underground. it was an amazing new tool invented in nairobi. you can see new media companies emerging. trends that isr interesting, and east africa they told me some of the london ad agencies are outsourcing all over the world, especially to kenya, so if you are going to london and being presented an agency, three or four percent may have come from another country. greatest changes is to see how much the ngo is being affect did. -- affected. you can see them running a youth soccer program. the idea was to live in a shack and see who was around. he was able to get you in see -- unc behind him. people come up underneath them. the network is allowing them to rise. i wanted to start with the most extreme. kids who neverny get to have a teacher. project. simple they have taken these people and loaded them up. nobody could read within miles. he gave the tablet to the kids. they did not tell them anything other than
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
learned that our adversaries were moving to nonmetallic devices. we adapted our screening technology and tactics to counter that. learned that a single vulnerability in any part of the aviation system can make everyone connected to it vulnerable. since we don't control security at foreign airports, we have to work even more closely with international partners to raise the overall security of the system. we did that. shortly after the christmas day plot, i launched a worldwide initiative to make these needed changes in close collaboration with our strongest allies. i am proud to say that i october of 2010, this effort led to 190 countries signing onto an historic agreement to improve aviation security, standards, and technology and information sharing. i have had the chance to visit many of those countries over the past 4.5 years. continentscross six -- however, our work did not end there. following the 20 10 air cargo threat which involved bombs hidden inside printer cartridges departing on international planes to the united states, we launched a second initiative to work with intern
Aug 27, 2013 2:00pm EDT
for work? automation and technology make it so that in fact we need fewer human hands in a bunch of arenas where we used to so that means we have to think about work quite differently and about the society needs for the contribution. and i think that we will have our best chance at getting to some of those changes if we have a really fully multiracial, multi justice movement and that is explicit about race and the way that gordon has mentioned that engages everybody that has a stake in taking their racial order a part. the changing demographics of america present such an opportunity for us. we are coming into a period that we can redefine what it means to be american because for too long that has been a title that has been captured and owned by white folks. and many of us that have been here for 200, 300 years, since the very beginning since before there were white folks, you know, it really is not feeling like we were american. we were the other. so we are in a moment where we are getting ready to actually calotte back and own what it means to be american and i think from that will come a
Aug 27, 2013 10:00pm PDT
partnered with hp to build the new nascar fan and media engagement center. hp's technology helps us turn millions of tweets, posts and stories into real-time business insights that help nascar win with our fans. [ agent smith ] i've found software that intrigues me. it appears it's an agent of good. ♪ [ agent smith ] ge software connects patients to nurses to the right machines while dramatically reducing waiting time. [ telephone ringing ] now a waiting room is just a room. [ static warbles ] accountable. today, the question remains, what kind of response can the u.s. deliver? >> the decision about the use of military force has not been made. the president is reviewing his options, plural, and obviously his options are many and they include a variety of possibilities that are not limited to the use of force. >> the administration has also said that boots on the ground is not an option the president is considering. and any possibility of u.n. sanctions military intervention remains unlikely, which of course gives them use of veto power. u.n. weapons inspectors in damascus came under at
Aug 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. ♪ >> what i was saying. welcome back top of the hour, look at that, monday morning. time to get up and go to work. richard haas and bloomberg business juliana is with us. we're going to do third term, on the context of the word term. >> what were you saying in the break? just kidding. along with sam stein in washington. you said nothing, you were great. sam, hello. >> hello. >> sam, you want to chime in on the voter i.d. situation? >> yeah. i do. i think you got it wrong. i think there are restrictions here that are, you know, burning some prepredominantly minority communities. closing down polling stations, ending early voting. for college kids you can no longer in these instances use college i.d. laws. some of these people don
FOX Business
Aug 22, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. what did they tell you?. >> matter of an e-mail with technology issues and they're working diligently apas they can to get them fixed. that is all you can hope for in a crisis. melissa: do you have feel you have any damages as a result of what happened today. >> not the least bit. the stock will trade tomorrow and our customers will be happy as they were today. melissa: spencer jacob, from "the wall street journal." what do you think about that? he switched over last week and today? >> a bit of bad luck. if he was doing an ipo today, that would be much more serious. melissa: right. >> compare this, this affected every single stock on the exchange. kind of incredible trading completely halted for three hours. melissa: yes. >> compare it to facebook. you keep hearing phrases hurting confidence in the market. if you're talking about mom-and-pop's. melissa: you think it hurts confidence the market? >> it hurts confidence of financial players. products are socom plex and producted are priced off one another. he is change traded funds carry basket of stocks some which trade on nyse, some wh
Aug 22, 2013 8:00pm PDT
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Aug 22, 2013 9:00pm PDT
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Aug 28, 2013 9:00pm PDT
nascar fan and media engagement center. hp's technology helps us turn millions of tweets, posts and stories into real-time business insights that help nascar win with our fans. >>> when we allow freedom to ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of god's children, black men and white men jews and gentiles, protestants and catholics, will be able to join hands and sing flee at last, free at last, thank god all mighty, we are free at last. >> joining us now is a man who helped right that speech. he was a personal attorney and friend and speech writer for dr. martin luther king, jr., he worked with him closely until his death. he also teaches at the university of san francisco. mr. clarence jones, thank you for joining us tonight, sir, it's an honor to have you here. >> thank you, rachel. >> go ahead, sir. >> i wanted to say, you got it right, except that in signing the promissory note, it was a demand, which meant the promissory note is payable any time the creditor wants to be pa
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am EDT
, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> host: walt mossberg, has technology plateaued? >> guest: oh, no, absolutely not. absolutely not. technology is always changing and always coming up with -- technology companies are always coming up with something new, and there are new technology companies all the time incubating, a lot of them are in what we call stealth mode. we don't even know who they are. certain technologies plateau and things move on, but in general, no. not at all. >> host: i guess i ask that because the last couple years we've had the explosion of smartphones, we've had tablets come online. what's out there? >> guest: well, first of all, there are vast numbers of people especially in the less developed cups, but even in the developed countries who don't own a smartphone and, certainly, there are vast thurms that don't own -- numbers that don't own a tablet. to give you a rough example, apple -- which leads in the tablet market -- has sold somewhere around 160 million ipads since 2010. that's a remarkable achievement and for people that own appl
Comedy Central
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> and then from the cartoons he then becomes a pioneer of radio technology. >> people cast in the bottom of the grand canyon is thought he is the first person to broadcast to the whole world and then a taferping its microphone to a parachute jumper so people can hear what it will be like jumping from a plane and what it sounds like is this. >> e oh my god. >> but did is that kind of curiosity that does s so appealing. >> yeah. and he's an appealing guy ultimately because he's such a goof bauchlt he find its everything curious and fascinating and interesting and weefermentd he's like a child. >> got it. >> it's a fascinating story, thank you so much for being here. >> curious manson the book shelves now, neil thompson. >> that's our show, please join us tomorrow at 11:00,
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 7:00am EDT
using sophisticated technology in their effort to detect new flames in that mammoth fire. >> a new kind of living for the budget minded, but not everyone is crazy about the trend. ♪ theme >> reports are out this morning that the russians are doing that year part to turn up pressure on the united states. reuters is saying that a military source within russia's intertax news agency claims a missile cruiser is being moved to the mediterranean. president obama has military options but has not decided whether to launch a military strike on occur i can't. obama's not likely to get u.n. approval and it appears britain is reigning in it's approval of a strike. the president said he has approved assad has responsibility for chemical attacks. a classified report will be delivered on the intelligence that led him to believe that assad was behind the attacks. obama said a declassified report could soon be released to the public. just hours after the president talked about syria in a p.b.s. interview, he received pushback from congress from house speaker john boehner. he sent a letter to the presi
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
we have a text in epidemic. how can we use the recent sensors and mapping and technologies that are available in robotics to have the car drive itself? that is moonshot thinking. maybe you can't get their right away. you have a mercury mission and then jim and i and apollo. it's about a year. this is the prototype, isabel for the glass designer. by the way for the prototype, the first prototype they built they did it not in a month but a year-and-a-half they put it together. why couldn't school be like that, but set apart and do the design thinking then we start projects and businesses? we think 10x better, not 10%. when we are working with something two-thirds what can i do to move forward in what is the critique? a third, yes. this is a place we just wanted people to celebrate moonshot thinking. also looking more historical yet who already made it but let's celebrate the people taking decrease the risk. hear the proposals and help them to try to move the world for word and moonshot radical proposals. last i guess i would end on - it's so important to help kids find their
Aug 28, 2013 10:00am PDT
graders less than half will graduate high school. in this day and age in particular with technology being so prevalent one must have certain skills that you receive through a formal education to have a job and keep a job. so my focus has been on making sure these children who are predominantly poor or minority are a priority for us and particularly in the elementary school years. we can't afford to have up 240% of elementary school students be chronically truant. that's a focus for me. >> right now the head of the naacp is speaking. let's listen. >> somewhere along the way white sheets were traded for white but don't down shirts. attack dogs and water hoses were traded for tasers and widespread implementation of stop-and-frisk policies. nooses were traded for handcuffs. somewhere along the way we gain new enemies, cynicism and complacency. murders from urban america to suburban america. the pursuit of power for power's sake. we stand here today to say it is time to wake up. so here in 2013 we stand before the statue of the great emancipator. we look towards the statue of the great liberat
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
in the rise of the personal computer which happens in the 1979, 1980 country. did you see technology as playing a role, even backstage there, the hints of this new order that would come in these stories transferred absolutely. absolutely the rise of telecommunications issues of import. ayatollah khomeini was an ex-offer much o of the iranian revolution in the communicate with his supporters through the state-of-the-art telephone switching system that had been installed by the americans for the show. he could call of anybody anywhere in iran and it was usually important for the iranian revolution. with the help of satellites of course which were, the cost to come down. satellite communications were very important. i think you'd see a lot of different levels in which the technology was influencing all this. pcs were not yet there, but i think they are very much a part of this moment. the technological aspect really deserves to be going into a lot more deeply than i was able to. >> host: tell me if you were to do a follow-up to the book, would you jump right in with 1980, or what is you
Aug 27, 2013 9:00pm EDT
your kids to do well in school. >> i am mostly struck by how different things are now. the technology is such that you can get it -- mob to show up and dance in the middle of pennsylvania avenue if you wanted but to get 253,000 people against the mall, there would be old horns, pulpits, it was remarkable and to me, i would like for young people to understand the enormity of what it took to do that. >> and a very short time, a group of people came together because they believed in something and they put together the most unbelievable moment in american history. >> for the legacy on the march in washington to go or word, to the young people who want to be see thatts, to really they have an obligation to cover poverty, cover race, go deeper to find the real story. >> julian. >> we are missing the pbs video documentary on the march tonight because we have to be here. >> but it will be online. [laughter] the march,came to ordinary men and women dressed like they're going to church because many believe they were going to church. >> andrew. >> the world came together around an idea that all
Aug 24, 2013 3:00pm EDT
. some lead in industrial and technological revolution. some in world war ii. arlington cemetery, so close to where we are right now, we can hear the whisper of those brave names, sullivan, fernandez. today, 50 million american latinos demand our rights, rights given to us not by the man who fell in philadelphia who themselves are immigrants and children of immigrants. no, the rights are given to us by god. what we demand is simple. first, we are americans. treat us as such, invest in our neighborhoods, our house, our education. second, we demand a vote. tear down the barriers to voting, don't bring us more. finally, and the second-class citizenship of 5 million children in 6 million parents.♪ >> our next two speakers, professor charles ogletree, harvard law school, and chair of the united we dream, sofia campos. >> thank you so much. it is a pleasure being here. let me say this first, i want to salute our first african- american governor elected twice in massachusetts, deval patrick. i want to support the great lawyers from florida who represented the families of trayvon martin, d
Aug 22, 2013 1:00am EDT
question? caller: if president garfield had been shot in our modern times with our technology, do you think he would have been saved? guest: i would just venture a guess to say yes. the simple removal of a bullet, he would be able to detect where it was in the system. host: arthur may have been severely depressed by the loss of his wife, but they entertained lavishly in the white house and he undertook an amazing redecoration of the white house that was done by louis tiffany. if you think of a tiffany lamp with all the colors, think about that in the white house. what did it look like when it was done? >> the elephant in the room, the thing you could not ignore, was this wall of tiffany glass. it was put up in what is the main hall, the central hall of the state for. -- floor. you come in from the main entrance, the north entrance of the white house into technically the lobby, the entrance, and today you see white columns and it opens up and the doors to the blue room immediately, the red room, the green room, but in those days the draft was so bad and people were complaining, he put up thi
Aug 23, 2013 10:00am EDT
and maintaining our technological upgradinge are not our roads and our bridges and our transportation systems in our infrastructure, all things that we can afford to do right now and should be doing right now and would put people to work right now -- if we don't do those things, then 20 years from now, already years from now, we will have fallen further and further behind. when we get back to washington, when congress gets back to washington, this is going to be a major debate. this is the same debate we have been having for the last two years. the difference is now the ready coming down here what we should be thinking about is how do we grow an economy so that we are creating a thriving middle class and more ladders of opportunity for those who are willing to work hard to get into the middle class. and my position is going to be that we can have a budget that is sensible, that is not spent on programs that don't work, but it does spend wisely on those things that will help ordinary people succeed. all right? good. -- it is a general mental the turn. this gentleman right here has had his hand
Aug 23, 2013 2:00pm EDT
a very different function. you have to help kids understand technology. 80% of parents and what they were worried about was bullying by other kids and that's a staggering thing. that happens when kids are not kept busy, not cap energized. he said quite correctly, with the corners and so on, they are energized but in a lot of classes they are not and that is when idle hands to the the devil'sdo w work. that is where the common core may make that up so we do not have all of these answer factories where they are teaching kids to sift through this stuff and figure out what is true. >> i make sure to keep my students not busy but engaged, engaged in learning. that is what encourages them to come to school everyday. when i do science projects -- and we do science every single day -- i tell them tomorrow we are going to make mystery meat. ?nd they are like, what's that you code your have to to school to find out. when i did this particular lesson, we were doing liquids, solids, gases and that is where the mystery meat came into play. a parent said, we have a dental appointment and it's been on t
Aug 24, 2013 2:00pm PDT
into a school with you want to date books and technology was almost impossible for children of color. and that was revisited again in the 1960s. after the success of getting public accommodations passed, a voting rights act passed. the next big fight in the 1970s was busing, and it was the issue of people who lived in the community when the tax base couldn't support a decent school, which meant you couldn't get into the middle class. the bottom line is that civil rights leaders have always understood, the one way to lever yourself into the middle class is a good education, and access to that was just as important, if not more important, than getting to eat at woolworth's. >> dr. peterson, you're in education and i want to touch on what hillary was talking about. is it when you have economically challenged neighborhoods, you can't run a school system via property tax. that federal money has to be there, if we're going to be equal for all. but how do we get there? >> there's a couple things. we have to look at education, almost the ways in which we're looking at the infrastructure of t
Aug 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT
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Aug 26, 2013 9:00pm PDT
a lot less dainty, rackets less splintery, courts more surfacey. technology made the game a whole lot faster and awesomer. it's kind of like how esurance used technology to build a car insurance company for the modern world. advantage, you. let's give it up for the modern world. [ crowd cheering ] [ male announcer ] or...that works. esurance. proud sponsor of the u.s. open. check out esurance on facebook. ready in a minute dad. what's the 411? i can meet you in the car. nah, bro! i'm cool. i'm just chillmaxin'. is there something that you wanted? we can't just spend a little qt as a posse? on the download? dad, why are you talking like that? i was just hoping you would give me the last piece of bacon. holler! holla... i don't know. [ male announcer ] when it comes to common language we all speak bacon. the very best cuts naturally hardwood smoked. it's unanimous food. it's oscar mayer. >>> we have some breaking news tonight out of new mexico. a judge in albuquerque, new mexico, has ordered the most populous county in that state to start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. n
Aug 28, 2013 6:00pm PDT
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Aug 23, 2013 6:00pm EDT
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Aug 23, 2013 3:00am PDT
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Aug 27, 2013 5:00pm EDT
and technology and infrastructure, our borders are now better staffed and better protected than at any time in our nations history. it illegal crossings have dropped to 40-year lows. we also set commonsense immigration priorities with a focus on criminals, national security and public safety threats, repeat offenders, and egregious emigration file leaders. last year, we remote more serious criminals from the united states than at any time in our history. we strengthened our work to combat transnational criminal organizations including those that commit cyber crime and financial fraud, violate international property and prey upon human life. as part of our effort, we established the dhs loop campaign to unify the departments work to fight the worldwide scourge of human trafficking. while important, we still need to make sure that future changes we needed to make further changes to create a more flexible, fair, and focused emigration system. we instructed our immigration agents and officers to use their discretion under current law to not pursue low priority immigration cases. like children b
Aug 28, 2013 12:00am EDT
of technology and the george washington university. to my far right, again, only in geography, andrew young. he was a close aide to dr. martin luther king. he helped organize the march on washington. he was a former congressman, mayor of atlanta, and ambassador to the united nations. he is currently a professor at the andrew young school of policy studies at your estate university. to my left, gwen ifill, reporter and managing editor of pbs's washington week. she has covered seven presidential campaigns, moderated two vice presidential debates. before that, she worked for nbc, the new york times, and the washington post. in this business, she is regarded as one of the best. to my right, julian bond, one of the leaders of the civil rights movement while a student at morehouse college. he helped found the student nonviolent coordinating committee. in 1998, he was elected chairman of the naacp, the national association for the advancement of colored people. he was also elected to the georgia house and senate. he has been a radio and television commentator and is currently a professor at both ameri
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm EDT
that process is underway and has been underway and will continue moving forward. you said russia technologies that chemical weapons were used. a spokesman for cameron said -- and putin said they did not have evidence that chemical weapons use had been taking place. you to the past indications that the use of chemical weapons on august 21 was acknowledged broadly by nations around the world, including russia and iran. i do not see that statement. but it comes to this particular matter and that conflict in as muche have not seen cooperation from russia as we and many nations would like, but on the statement i do not have response because i have not seen it. >> at the moment [indiscernible] i do not have a schedule for you. obviously, the g-20 is being used in sync peter sure, russia host nation. as you know, we decided against a bilateral summit in moscow with president putin. >> would it be bilateral? >> i do not have a schedule of what our meetings look like. we are going to st. petersburg for the g-20. >> thank you. do you know if in his include thes americans who are believed to be held by
Aug 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
want to take that technology and commercialize it. so i actually think a place like a northeast ohio or a houston, which is booming because it's embraced immigrants and has said you're here to work and we want to help you start up the economic ladder. i think those places are much more emblematic of the power and potential of america's metros than detroit. >> what's your diagnosis of detroit? >> certainly there was just absolutely horrendous management. that's certainly one part. the other part with detroit is, on the positive side, is i just did a study on engineers. it has one of the highest concentration of engineers in the country. they happen to live overwhelmingly in the suburbs. they also have significant immigration as well. so i mean i think the detroit region is definitely saveable, and i think if the detroit region comes back, i think detroit city may find its role within that region. >> detroit seems to be a story that's sort of in some ways opposed to your book and your thesis because it is a classic case where people left the city for the suburbs. you know, crime grew,
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Aug 26, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. but recent advances in technological, if you have a cool $100,000 in your back pocket then you may be able to take a trip that's literally out of this world. >> space, the final holiday frontier. the place of many childhood dreams may now be within reach. who corporations, virgin galactic and space exploration operation are scheduled to begin flights within 12 months. packages are expected to start at around $100,000. >> our aim ask to make space affordable to everyone. so we would like to also get people that who may have dreams when they are young to want to go to space. they will be also our type clients. where parents who buy a ticket for their children and give them as opresent, when they're going 18, and there are some twiert people. >> sxc has signed up 250 customers globally, about half of that are virgin, richard branson's company, and opened up an office in asia in the hope attracting china's wealthy. >> we expect to sell 50 to 80 tickets in asia for the first year. and after the first depart we are certain it will be triple from what we're talking about. >> sxc offers what it cl
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am EDT
are not succeeding, if we are not spending on research and maintain our technological edge, if we are not upgrading our roads and bridges and our transportation and infrastructure, all things we can afford to do right now and should be doing right now and would put people to work right things we don't do those in 20 years from now or 30 years from now we will have fallen behind. host: that is during course of president obama's college tour. the numbers are on the screen. on twitter -- you can make your thoughts on the phone line as well. as far as the political strategy is concerned, says -- phone lines are available, -- they mentioned the strategy behind this. the wall street journal story picks up on that. eric cantor said -- caller: i got a call from the republican party asking me to contribute money. i told the woman to stop reading from the script and i asked her a bunch of questions, such as why is boehner a political coward? why won't he fight obamacare? why won't he defund it? i have no use for the republican party anymore. . theyre afraid of obama are afraid of being calle
Aug 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT
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Aug 23, 2013 9:00am EDT
about media, technology companies. we have a massive problem. until we have jobs and freedom economic prosperity, we will continue to suffer in that regard. >> yet, what we have and this is where we can look back on this 50th anniversary how is it relevant today and the future? we can vote. we can vote with our pocketbooks and remote control. if there isn't a justice we perceive as far as not having enough adversity of our culture, we can speak and we can speak very loudly. >> one unifying color is green, right? >> yes. >> there is truth to that. >> michelle spos to that. >> you do see -- that's right. but you do see viviana, look at why things are moving faster to reaching out to hispanics. gee, there is a dollar attached to appealing to hispanics. >> absolutely. it's really interesting because in this sense, i think the business community and even the media community has been the leadership has been incredibly savvy and they realize this community is topping 1 trillion in buying power and the focus is on the women because we control the buying decisions and influence our kids. that
Aug 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT
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